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The Gourmet Cookbook (Paperback): Bernadette le Roux The Gourmet Cookbook (Paperback)
Bernadette le Roux 3
R249 R49 Discovery Miles 490 Save R200 (80%) In stock

Featuring over 100 recipes, The Gourmet Cookbook celebrates five years of food, and recipes, garnered from the pages of Condé Nast House & Garden Gourmet magazine.

From aspirational yet easy-to-follow dishes by some of South Africa’s top chefs (David Higgs, Peter Tempelhoff, Chris Erasmus) and food icons (Susan Greig, Andrea Burgener, Judy Badenhorst) to the coveted recipes of home cooks as well as the editor’s own specialties, these pages focus on a range of accessible and delicious everyday dishes.

The Gourmet Cookbook is divided into five chapters – Aperitifs & Appetizers, Starters, Mains, Sides & Salads and Dessert. And there are accompanying menu suggestions to tailor-make a stylish dinner party, an al fresco lunch, a festive feast or a laid-back family meal.

Bernadette le Roux is also the author of a number of cookbooks, including the acclaimed Prickly Pears and Pomegranates — co-authored with her mother Marianne Palmer — which won a World Gourmand Award in Paris for Best Local Cookbook (2009). Best known for her uncomplicated 'real' recipes as presented in her second book, Roots, Shoots & Leaves, as well as her engaging voice as author of South African chef Reuben Riffel's Reuben Cooks Local, Bernadette has become known to a wider audience through her editorship of Condé Nast magazine House & Garden: Gourmet. She is also part owner of the family-run Café Roux restaurants in Noordhoek and Cape Town's Shortmarket Street.

Vroue Van Atlantis (Afrikaans, Paperback): Anastasia De Vries, Eldridge Jason Vroue Van Atlantis (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Anastasia De Vries, Eldridge Jason
R240 R69 Discovery Miles 690 Save R171 (71%) In stock

Twaalf ongelooflike vroue wat ’n verskil maak tussen die bendes, die werkloosheid en die koeëls. Atlantis is steeds die verlore stad, maar hierdie twaalf vroue se verhale inspireer.

Hulle het besluit om nie moed op te gee nie. Hulle stories is dié van moed, optimisme en inspirasie. Dit is ’n moetlees vir almal wat glo dat liefde en geloof ’n verskil kán maak.

Atlantis aan die Weskus was die breinkind van ’n vorige regering se “desentralisasiebeleid” – maar is tans die toonvenster van ontheemding. Uit hierdie wanhoop, brand dié twaalf vroue se stories soos fakkelligte in ’n lang, donker nag.

Hulle is: Francis Brown, Mary-Ann Cedras, Chrissie Cloete, Mandy Jonker, Christine Lewis, Sylvia Losper, Lenie Maya, Carol Muller, Sillene Oppel, Olivia Pharo, Mary Tenggren en Rachael Watson.

Dagboek Sonder Grense (Afrikaans, Paperback): LAPA Uitgewers Dagboek Sonder Grense (Afrikaans, Paperback)
LAPA Uitgewers
R350 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R249 (71%) In stock

Dagboek Sonder Grense is 'n enige-jaar beplanner propvol inspirerende projekte wat jou kreatiwiteit vlerke sal gee.

Die pragtige hardeband publikasie bevat 'n bladsy vir elke dag van die jaar maar dit word nie aan 'n spesifieke weeksdag gekoppel nie. Die dagboek spog met bydraes deur skrywers soos Janine Bevolo-Manders, Dina Botha, Alta Cloete, Chantelle de Wet, Madelie Human, Sophia Kapp en Elsa Winckler, sowel as resepte van onder meer Koelsoem Kamalie & Flori Schrikker, Cass Abrahams, Annatjie Melck, Helen Schoer, Riana Scheepers en Sjef Snoekie. Daar is ook handwerk- en kunsvlytprojekte deur Christa Swanepoel, Thana Nel en Marlene Schoeman, sowel as woordraaisels en doodle-projekte deur XWord en Rina Burger.

Vroue kan tred hou met hul afsprake, vriende en familie se verjaarsdae, sowel as inkopielyste en wat om te maak vir aandete. Boonop is daar oorgenoeg spasie om hul oefenprogram te beplan en gebedslyste saam te stel.

Believing God (Paperback): Beth Moore Believing God (Paperback)
Beth Moore
R150 R38 Discovery Miles 380 Save R112 (75%) In stock

Among Beth Moore’s very best-selling books to date is Believing God, a powerful study of Isaiah 43 and Hebrews 11 that centers on one simple yet bold question: Do you believe God or merely believe in Him? Moore explains how God’s plan is for the believer’s life to really work so all will know His promises are entirely true. When we begin to take God at His Word, the result is a fresh, contagious explosion of faith. And now the enduring favorite is available in a convenient day-by-day reading format, reminding us time and again that God is bigger than we can imagine and faithful to be who He says He is, do what He says He can do, and help us be who He says we are. Believe it!

That's Not What I Meant! - The Smart, Savvy Guide To Real Communication (Paperback): Leah Sefor That's Not What I Meant! - The Smart, Savvy Guide To Real Communication (Paperback)
Leah Sefor
R290 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R108 (37%) In stock

What if you could learn a new way of communicating that could instantly improve all of the relationships in your life?

If you are fighting with your partner, feeling disconnected from your family, getting frustrated with colleagues and experiencing misunderstandings with your friends, you need to read this book.

That’s Not What I Meant! is a punchy how-to guide that will help you to be clear about your message, listen with purpose and start creating workable, win-win relationships.

The Great Pretenders - Race And Class Under ANC Rule (Paperback): Ebrahim Harvey The Great Pretenders - Race And Class Under ANC Rule (Paperback)
Ebrahim Harvey 1
R290 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R108 (37%) In stock

In The Great Pretenders: Race and Class under ANC Rule, veteran political analyst Ebrahim Harvey delivers a stinging critique of the ANC. This must-read analysis reveals the complete failure of the ANC to roll back the race and class divide.

Harvey argues that a series of events – including HIV/AIDS denialism, the Marikana shootings, the Nkandla funding scandal, mass student protests, the Esidemeni tragedy, systemic corruption and state capture – are rooted in policy choices made by the ANC during negotiations and in power. This book is not just an evisceration of the ANC, however, as Harvey is able, through many interviews and patient delving into the past and present, to provide an indispensable guide to the future.

The Great Pretenders is fierce, passionate and provocative. It is certain to provoke those in power, stirring debate on not only the pernicious issue of race relations in South Africa, but on how to create the shared society promised us.

BlitzBoks - Rugby Sevens In South Africa: A History, 1904-2019 (Paperback): Hendrik Snyders BlitzBoks - Rugby Sevens In South Africa: A History, 1904-2019 (Paperback)
Hendrik Snyders
R240 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R80 (33%) In stock

Rugby Sevens enjoys worldwide appeal thanks to ever-popular international events. The national sevens team, nicknamed the “Blitzboks”, next to the New Zealand All Blacks, is ranked one of the two leading teams in the rugby world.

Blitzboks is a pioneering publication since no similar publications on the history of sevens rugby in South Africa, Africa or the World has been published thus far. Blitzboks is a book for all rugby lovers, irrespective of age, sex, language, geographic location, class identity, race, religion, educational level or nationality.

Listen To Your Footsteps - Reflections & Essays (Paperback): Kojo Baffoe Listen To Your Footsteps - Reflections & Essays (Paperback)
Kojo Baffoe
R310 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R104 (34%) In stock

Kojo Baffoe embodies what it is to be a contemporary African man. Of Ghanaian and German heritage, he was raised in Lesotho and moved to South Africa at the age of 27. Forever curious, Kojo has the enviable ability to simultaneously experience moments intimately and engage people (and their views) sincerely, while remaining detached enough to think through his experiences critically. He has earned a reputation as a thinker, someone who lives outside the box and free of the labels that society seeks to place on us.

Listen to Your Footsteps is an honest and, at times, raw collection of essays from a son, a father, a husband, a brother and a man deeply committed to doing the internal work. Kojo reflects on losing his mother as a toddler, being raised by his father, forming an identity, living as an immigrant, his tussles with substance abuse, as well as his experiences of fatherhood, marriage and making a career in a fickle industry. He gives an extended glimpse into the experiences that make boys become men, and the battles that make men discover what they are made of, all the while questioning what it means to be ‘a man’.

High Challenge, Low Threat - Finding The Balance (Paperback): Mary Myatt High Challenge, Low Threat - Finding The Balance (Paperback)
Mary Myatt
R350 R56 Discovery Miles 560 Save R294 (84%) In stock

High Challenge, Low Threat is Mary Myatt's smart and thoughtful exploration of all the things that wise leaders do.

Informed through thousands of conversations over a 20-year period in education, Mary shows the lessons that school management teams can learn from leaders in a wide range of other sectors and points to the conditions which these leaders create to allow colleagues to engage with difficult issues enthusiastically and wholeheartedly.

This book makes the case that any leadership role is concerned primarily with the relationships between individuals. It is the quality of these, whatever the size of the organisation, which make the difference between organisations which thrive, and those which stagnate.

This is not to argue for soft, easy and comfortable options. Instead it considers how top leaders manage to walk the line between the impossible and the possible, between the undoable and the doable, and to create conditions for productive work which transcend the difficulties which come towards us every day. Instead of dodging them, they embrace them. And by navigating high challenge, low threat, they show how others how to do the same.

Meat - The Ultimate Guide (Paperback): Annelien Pienaar Meat - The Ultimate Guide (Paperback)
Annelien Pienaar 1
R380 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R142 (37%) In stock

This comprehensive guide contains everything you ever wanted to know about meat: the cuts, nutritional value, ageing, factors that determine tenderness, cooking methods, freezing, terminology – to name just a few aspects.

Most people enjoy a bit of meat, so the lip-smacking, finger-licking deliciousness of Meat: The Ultimate Guide is sure to whet the appetite. Annelien Pienaar, the bestselling author, builds on her winning concept of combining a recipe with a lesson, but this time her focus is on meat.

With recipes for beef, lamb and mutton, pork, poultry, offal and game to marinades, flavoured salts and oils to complement the cuts, this book will more than hold its own on your kitchen bookshelf.

War Party - How The ANC's Political Killings Are Breaking South Africa (Paperback): Greg Arde War Party - How The ANC's Political Killings Are Breaking South Africa (Paperback)
Greg Arde 3
R300 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R112 (37%) In stock

Cadre deployment means that the ANC and the state are inextricably intertwined. In KwaZulu-Natal, which has long been the powder keg of South Africa, it’s a monster that means people of competing patronage networks are killing each other for a place at the trough –  for jobs and tenders –  and the taxi industry provides the hitmen, guns and the transport.

Travel with journalist Greg Ardé across KwaZulu-Natal into the dark heart of South Africa and the ANC’s ‘culture of blood’.  

Detention Or Mindful? - A Guide For Moms, You And Every Great Teacher, On How To Human (Paperback): Levenia Pretorius Detention Or Mindful? - A Guide For Moms, You And Every Great Teacher, On How To Human (Paperback)
Levenia Pretorius
R349 R113 Discovery Miles 1 130 Save R236 (68%) In stock

Although the book is about how the suggested mindful program can replace detention, in schools, it will also be insightful for the reader to discover oneself and place him or herself on a new journey with new goals and motivation. To understand mindfulness, you must understand yourself.

To be mindful, one must discover oneself through real knowledge. The book aims to give you a dependable guideline as to how to implement a mindful program in your school. It is advisable that you have an in-depth knowledge of mindfulness, how to manage the internal self, how to understand others before you can implement a program of this nature in your school.

Your operating system (cemented beliefs), which has been developed and embedded over the years, should be formatted, removing the constant negative voice that keeps talking in the background. The voice that is telling you that you are not good enough, not pretty enough, not rich enough, not smart enough. Think for a moment. You are not good enough comparing to who?

Can We Be Safe? - The Future Of Policing In South Africa (Paperback): Ziyanda Stuurman Can We Be Safe? - The Future Of Policing In South Africa (Paperback)
Ziyanda Stuurman 1
R280 R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Save R77 (28%) In stock

When we say we want to be safe, what do we mean? Is the state capable of achieving this for us? These are important questions for anyone envisioning and building a future anywhere, but especially in South Africa. This book explores contemporary South African society through the lens of law and order, and with the goal of understanding what reform must look like going forward, in a way that is accessible to ordinary citizens who need this most. 

In South Africa, both ‘crime’ and ‘safety’ are loaded terms. Ziyanda Stuurman unpacks the complex and fraught history of policing, courts and prisons in South Africa. In her analysis of the problems nationally and in putting those problems in context with the rest of the world, she concludes that more resources won’t necessarily lead to more safety. What then, will?

Ziyanda unpacks this complex question deftly with a view of a better future for us all.

But He Speaks So Well - Memoir Of A South African Identity Crisis (Paperback): Ivan Johnson But He Speaks So Well - Memoir Of A South African Identity Crisis (Paperback)
Ivan Johnson
R295 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R81 (27%) In stock

Join Ivan Johnson in this memoir of an identity crisis as a high-spirited boy from a close-knit family on the Cape Flats becomes a man amid the turmoil of The Struggle.

Joining the lily white advertising industry, he ghosts from group to group, fitting in everywhere but belonging nowhere.

Told with flair and irreverence, Ivan’s sharp eye and zest for life gives both food for thought and great entertainment.

You Have Struck A Rock - Women Fighting For Their Power In South Africa (Paperback): Gugulethu Mhlungu You Have Struck A Rock - Women Fighting For Their Power In South Africa (Paperback)
Gugulethu Mhlungu
R280 R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Save R77 (28%) In stock

‘Wathint’ Abafazi, Wathint’ Imbokodo’ – You strike the women, you strike the rock.

From the construction of gender under apartheid South Africa, to the impact of the pass laws, this book examines how history has shaped the conditions of women today. The book contributes to and extends the narrative of gender issues beyond the women’s march of 1956, and highlights and celebrates the important ways in which women have organised and continue to work around these socio-economic issues.

Heart and Sell - 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know (Paperback): Shari  Levitin Heart and Sell - 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know (Paperback)
Shari Levitin
R249 R49 Discovery Miles 490 Save R200 (80%) In stock

Are you making it difficult for your potential customers to buy from you?

Today's buyers are overloaded - overwhelmed by too much information and suffering from decision fatigue. Across industries, customers are delaying purchasing decisions or even choosing to stick with the status quo so they can avoid the dreaded "sales process." In response, many sales professionals are overcompensating with behaviors that are either too accommodating or that create high pressure - and alienating potential buyers in the process.

How can you reconcile your need to meet sales targets with the customer's desire for a heartfelt, authentic sales approach? Author Shari Levitin, creator of the Third-Level Selling system, offers a dynamic framework for effective selling in the Digital Age. Unlike other sales books that focus on abstract tips or techniques, Heart and Sell offers a science based real-world approach that will help you dramatically increase your sales--regardless of your level or industry.

  • Discover the 7 Key Motivators that influence every decision your customer will make.
  • Learn to align your sales process with how people buy--instead of fighting against it.
  • Harness the power of the Linking Formula to create true urgency.
  • Master the 10 Universal Truths so you can beat your sales quota without losing your soul.
  • Understand the 6 Core Objections and how you can neutralize them.

In a market where the right approach is key, Heart and Sell shows you how to blend the new science of selling with the heart of human connection to reach more prospects and consistently close more deals.

Remembering (Paperback): Andile Gaelesiwe Remembering (Paperback)
Andile Gaelesiwe
R285 R207 Discovery Miles 2 070 Save R78 (27%) In stock

Andile Gaelesiwe is the adored Khumbul' ekhaya host. She was raped by her father at the age of 11. The second rape was by a taxi driver who beat her up. Andile entered the music scene with the big hit of the late 90s, Abuti Yo. She started Open Disclosure for rape survivors. This fierce, at times funny memoir, an insight into Andile’s consciousness that keeps reviving her will reverberate in young and adult readers.

Masked Raiders - Irish Banditry In Southern Africa, 1890-1899 (Paperback): Charles Van Onselen Masked Raiders - Irish Banditry In Southern Africa, 1890-1899 (Paperback)
Charles Van Onselen
R295 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R81 (27%) In stock

For two decades before a railway system linked southern Africa’s principal cities in the mid-1890’s, the world’s richest supplies of diamonds and gold were transported by coach and horses to distant ports for export. For Irish soldiers based at Fort Napier, Pietermaritzburg, the temptation of this fabulous wealth proved irresistible: they deserted by the score and, as members of the ciminal ‘Irish Brigade’, embarked on a spree of bank, safe and highway robberies.

Masked Raiders follows the wild exploits of legendary brigands like the McKeone brothers and ‘One Armed Jack’ McLoughlin, who ravaged the subcontinent, from the mining towns of Barberton, Kimberley and Johannesburg, to the borders of Basotholand, Bechuanaland, Mozambique and Rhodesia. With tales of heists, safe-cracking, illegal gold dealings, prison breaks and hidden roadside treasure, the book reveals the potency of the highveld’s ‘criminal heroes’.

Startling insights also reveal how the hidden grammar of brigandage informed political actions of the day, such as the Jameson Raid, and how the movement of bandits across the interior helped shape the borders of what was to become modern South Africa.

Op Soek Na Saartjie - Lagenhoven Se Geheime Liefde (Afrikaans, Paperback): Dominique Malherbe Op Soek Na Saartjie - Lagenhoven Se Geheime Liefde (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Dominique Malherbe
R320 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R88 (28%) In stock

Op 15 Julie 1932 sterf CJ Langenhoven skielik. Dat hy ’n jong Joodse vrou, die vurige rooikop Sarah Eva Goldblatt, as eksekuteur van sy literêre nalatenskap benoem, kom as ’n verrassing. Dominique Malherbe was van kleins af gefassineer deur die familiefluisteringe oor dié groottante van haar en haar verhouding met Langenhoven. Uiteindelik besluit sy om antwoorde te soek  oor Saartjie se lewe, haar werk en die raaisel rondom haar babaseun.’n Ongewone en boeiende literêre liefdesverhaal.

Radical Simplicity (Hardcover): Ken Allen Radical Simplicity (Hardcover)
Ken Allen 1
R475 R121 Discovery Miles 1 210 Save R354 (75%) In stock

The key to rising to the top of your company lies in a simple message and philosophy. Radical Simplicity is the ultimate inspirational story for ambitious innovators, market-disruptors, and global business entrepreneurs.

Celebrating DHL’s fiftieth anniversary as a world-leading delivery company, global CEO Ken Allen tells the unique story of his journey to the top of the industry. In this business memoir, he shares the strategies and skills he has developed throughout his career, drawing on both his core values and extensive experience. This book is an inimitable guide to succeeding in any business, focusing on strategy and practical advice while revealing the simple lessons you need to learn to excel in life and work. It is an accessible read for entrepreneurs and managers at any stage of their career, packed with motivational material and no-nonsense tips.

This simple and honest book is a must-have for anyone looking to reach the top of their field.

Damaged Goods - The Rise and Fall of Sir Philip Green (Paperback): Oliver Shah Damaged Goods - The Rise and Fall of Sir Philip Green (Paperback)
Oliver Shah 1
R240 R61 Discovery Miles 610 Save R179 (75%) In stock

The gripping, jaw-dropping rise and fall of Sir Philip Green, the self-styled 'king of the high street'.

Sir Philip Green is no stranger to scandal. He was once hailed one of Britain's best businessmen and had prime ministers and supermodels on speed dial. But his reputation came crashing down when Oliver Shah uncovered the truth behind his doomed BHS deal.

The collapse of British Home Stores left 11,000 employees without jobs and put 20,000 people's pensions at risk. Green eventually paid £363m towards the company's £571m pension deficit, but it wasn't long before he found himself in trouble again. In October 2018, Green was named as the business figure at the heart of Britain's #MeToo scandal. With accusations of sexual and racial harassment flooding the press, and with Topshop's pension deficit rising to almost double the figure that toppled BHS, can the retail tycoon survive yet another scandal?

In Damaged Goods, Oliver Shah, the award-winning journalist who first broke the BHS story, shines a light on Green's past and his uncertain future; this is the extraordinary account of the retail magnate Sir Philip Green's fall from grace.

Gangster - Ware Verhale Van Albei Kante Van Die Strydlyn (Afrikaans, Paperback): Carla van der Spuy Gangster - Ware Verhale Van Albei Kante Van Die Strydlyn (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Carla van der Spuy
R265 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R81 (31%) In stock

'n Intieme blik op bendegeweld – van dié wat die geweld gepleeg het sowel as dié wat onskuldig is. Carla van der Spuy praat met mense van ’n gangster wat “nie genoeg vingers en tone het” om te sê hoeveel mense hy gedood het nie tot ’n ma wie se kind sonder waarskuwing aangeval was. Sy laat toe dat mense in hul eie woorde ’n beeld skep van die hoop en wanhoop, onsekerheid en vasberadenheid wat deel is van lewe tussen gangsters.

Met hierdie boek is daar insig tot hoe die gangs ledes kry, sowel as hoe mense probeer om weg te breek daarvan. Daar is insig vanaf ’n polisielid en van die groep wat ’n veel beter rehabilitasiesyfer het as die tronk – want daar is steeds hoop. Hier lê ’n gemeenskap sy hart bloot.

Our Land, Our Rent, Our Jobs - Uncovering The Explosive Potential For Growth Via Resource Rentals (Paperback): Stephen... Our Land, Our Rent, Our Jobs - Uncovering The Explosive Potential For Growth Via Resource Rentals (Paperback)
Stephen Meintjes, Michael Jacques; Foreword by Nobantu Mbeki
R245 R65 Discovery Miles 650 Save R180 (73%) In stock

A book that taps into the current debate around resource rentals in South Africa, and outlines practical steps that can be taken to a different tax regime.

Land rent can provide jobs for all if we just collect it instead of taxing those who create wealth or seek merely to survive. This rent, or the locational advantage of each piece of land, is owed to the community, whose grant of security of tenure enables the owner to enjoy its man-made and natural advantages. Rent has been a phenomenon since the time of the Physiocrats and Adam Smith, but its potential has been ignored and the world has got lost in an economic jungle of its own making.

This book is based on a very simple proposal: replace most taxation with collection of land and other natural resource rentals. It shows the way to the broad uplands of prosperity for all, and explains why it is time for us to talk about rent! It taps into the current debate in the media and economic and political circles around resource rentals in South Africa, and outlines practical steps that can be taken to a different tax regime. This book is highly relevant and topical, and offers much to stimulate further debate whilst offering something positive and workable.

Death, Detention And Disappearance - One Lawyer's Battle To Hold Power To Account In 1980s Namibia (Paperback): David Smuts Death, Detention And Disappearance - One Lawyer's Battle To Hold Power To Account In 1980s Namibia (Paperback)
David Smuts
R345 R91 Discovery Miles 910 Save R254 (74%) In stock

In Namibia the 1980s were a dark decade of human rights abuses by South African security forces. Judge David Smuts, then a young Windhoek lawyer, felt compelled to take on the system.

His gripping memoir details several dramatic cases, including the freeing of detainees that had been held secretly for six years, proving that torture was used to extract ‘confessions’ and that Koevoet knowingly killed civilians. Working with the likes of Sydney Kentridge, Geoff Budlender and Arthur Chaskalson, Smuts won legal victories and established a legal centre in the far North, where many misdeeds had taken place. Smuts also takes a fresh look at the assassination of Anton Lubowski, anti-apartheid activist and his close friend.

This highly readable real-life thriller about standing up for what is right sheds light on a shocking, largely untold part of our recent history.

Albertina Sisulu (Paperback, Abridged): Sindiwe Magona, Elinor Sisulu Albertina Sisulu (Paperback, Abridged)
Sindiwe Magona, Elinor Sisulu
R340 R182 Discovery Miles 1 820 Save R158 (46%) In stock

Albertina Sisulu is revered by South Africans as the true mother of the nation. A survivor of the golden age of the African National Congress, whose life with the second most important figure in the ANC exemplified the underpinning role of women in the struggle against apartheid.

In 1944 she was the sole woman at the inaugural meeting of the radical offshoot of the ANC, the Youth League, with Walter Sisulu, Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo and Anton Lembede in the vanguard. Her final years were spent in an unpretentious house in the former white Johannesburg suburb of Linden. A friend said of her, "she treated everybody alike. But her main concern was the welfare of our women and children." This abridged account of Sisulu’s overflowing life provides a fresh understanding of an iconic figure of South African history.

This new abridged memoir is written by Sindiwe Magona, one of South Africa’s most prolific authors, and Elinor Sisulu, writer, activist and daughter-in-law of Albertina.

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